2 1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar, honey or maple syrup
1 cup of orange juice ( 2 oranges )
5 cups of apple cider
4-6 thin lemon slices
Following the traditional method , make tea from tea leaves and boiling water; allow to brew for 5 minutes. Place sugar in a large bowl or pitcher . Strain hot tea into bowl and stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in orange juice , Just before serving, add apple cider and reheat. Pour onto cups and offer slices of lemon. Serve hot or old.
Inspired by Emilie Barnes,
The Twelve Teas of Inspiration.